‘Mi love Seaga like cook food’

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There was no shortage of interesting people waiting to see the coffin carrying the remains of the fifth Prime Minister of Jamaica Edward Seaga while en route to his final resting place at National Heroes’ Park yesterday.Hundreds of people from across the island assembled along North and Duke streets to accompany Seaga on his final journey of remembrance, celebration and farewell.

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Sandals Foundation is Canada’s favourite philanthropic travel entity

Observer on June 24th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

Sandal s Foundation has been named the top Responsible/Philanthropic Travel Foundation at the 20th annual Agents’ Choice Awards Gala held in Toronto, Canada, on June 13, giving the non-governmental organisation, which is marking its 10th anniversary, another reason to celebrate this year.

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Tivoli says thanks to Seaga

Observer on June 24th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

For 43 years he was their Member of Parliament and chief defender, yesterday they were determined to say thank you.By foot, car, bus, or bike, the people of Tivoli Gardens — the low-income community created by Edward Seaga from the slum that was Back-o-Wall — made their way to Holy Trinity Cathedral as a mark of respect to the man many called their godfather.

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PHOTOS: Seaga’s farewell

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Jamaica Labour Party supporters shout praises as the coffin with the body of their late leader Edward Seaga is transported along Duke Street in Kingston on the way to National Heroes’ Park yesterday. (Photo: Naphtali Junior)

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Mourners roar as gun salute excites

Observer on June 24th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

They waited for hours at the burial site - the National Heroes’ Park – to get a whiff of the aroma that would become synonymous with the send-off of their revered Edward Phillip George Seaga.From the start of the State funeral for Jamaica’s fifth prime minister at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, at high noon, those who loved him till death do them part came well prepared for the antics that would inevitably follow.

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Jubilant crowds bid Seaga farewell

Observer on June 24th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

While the occasion was expected to be solemn, a wave of jubilation swept through the crowd of supporters gathered in the vicinity of the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Kingston when the hearse transporting the body of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga arrived.It was the penultimate lap for the former statesman, held in the highest regard by many Jamaicans whose lives his decisions and policies affected.

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Thousands bid ‘Papa Eddie’ goodbye

Observer on June 24th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

Jamaicans from all walks of life filled the streets around the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Kingston yesterday, watching and cheering as the carriage bearing the coffin with the remains of former Prime Minister Edward “Papa Eddie” Seaga made its way slowly to its final resting place at National Heroes’ Park.

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US deadline looms for local, regional medical schools to gain accreditation

Observer on June 24th, 2019 | File Under Observer News -

As the 2023 deadline for international medical graduates to be certified to practise or enter residency programmes in the United States of America (USA) approaches, Caribbean states are seeking accreditation for their medical schools from the Jamaica-based Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP).

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Williams thanks Trinidad for expressions of sympathy

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Jamaica’s High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago Arthur Williams looks on as Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley signs a condolence book opened at the high commission in tribute to former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga who died on May 28 at the age of 89.

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They went beyond the boundary for Eddie

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Although access to the burial site for Jamaica’s fifth Prime Minister Edward Seaga was restricted, scores of people from Tivoli Gardens decided that they had to get closer to the man they worshipped for life.

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